BoHo Bag, Great Book and Tool Woman!
It's the flower beds that are so interesting.. In this particular one notice how the artist has used red to move your eye through the flowers and keep your eye in the foreground. The mass of white flowers actually pulls your eye to the figures..
Wouldn't this painting make a precious center for a block? Notice how the bunch of pink snapdragons (lower left) point to her and she is framed by the door. These elements do not happen by accident.
The entire book is filled with photos exploring the whole era of cottage garden paintings.
I think I'm just about done doing all this sort of thing and then I think of the obstacle course for Morris...oh yeah! And I do want to build my coffin..
Remember the soutache jewelry from the other day... Well I have a huge hug and thank you for Jocelyne Ausseil who found this fantastic tuto...
Pigtails and Quilts is having a "Crazy Quilts are Quilts Too" celebrating crazy quilting and I'm pleased to be participatin...
Addendum: Here are a couple websites with tutorials... http://historicalsewing.com/pleated-trim-jazz-your-victorian-neckline https...
Marilyn Nepper in Canada really got busy on her computer and found some great sites with even greater instructions... She even found ...